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Our guide to Dutch beer

2019-04-12 | Food and drink Travel Tips | No comments

Visiting the Netherlands and surrounding countries this year? Well we’ve got a few tips on some of the popular local beers… Our first tip would be, drink responsibly, always follow local rules and legal drinking age so that you can get the most out of your experience and enjoy the local breweries. For beer connoisseurs…

Spring in the Dutch cities

2019-03-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

The flowers are finally starting to bloom, its warm enough for a bike tour around the cities and it might even be possible to enjoy a cold drink with a couple sunrays breaking through the clouds! City breaks are always fun and easy to plan, they never have to be a long trip, you could…

Trips for two

2019-01-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

Valentine’s day is the perfect excuse to plan a trip for you and that special someone or why not plan for Galentine’s or Pal-entine’s Day for you and your best friend? There are so many great things to do for two in the Netherlands and surrounding destinations when you sail direct from the UK to…

AUTUMN & THE FESTIVE SEASON IN HOLLAND

2018-09-26 | Travel Tips | 3 Comments

Autumn-winter in Holland can be magical, Germany isn’t the only renowned European destination for a good Christmas market, Holland has some of the most festive Christmas markets, street shows and autumn attractions. Before the festive period, why not take in the scenes of the coast, enjoy a bonfire by the beach, sh...

Tenting Days In Holland

2018-06-08 | Family travel Summer Holidays Travel Tips | No comments

The official Tenting Days (Uit-je Tent) for 2018 in the Netherlands run from the 8th – 11th of June.  Special campsites, from tents, caravans, “glamping” and more are set up in the wild and resorts where the organization of the Tenting Days cooperates with local partners, camping sites, the Society for the Preservation of Natural…

Spring time in Holland & Something for Mother’s Day

2018-03-07 | Ferry good ideas Travel Tips | 1 Comment

With Mother’s day just around the corner and spring knocking at our doors, here are a few reasons that make the Netherlands the perfect “Spring Break” location. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splurge on your mum and make the weekend extra special for her; dinner, spa day or shopping is...

Kids, pets and bikes go free to Holland for National Ferry Fortnight

2015-03-02 | Travel Tips | No comments

Today is the start of National Ferry Fortnight (2 – 15 March 2015). To celebrate Stena Line is offering travellers the ultimate ferry freedom on its Harwich – Hook of Holland service. Perfect for families, passengers travelling by bike and those who travel with man’s best friend, holidaymakers can now enjoy free crossings f...

Pamper you pooch with Stena Line

2014-11-14 | Holland | 1 Comment

Travelling with a pet from Harwich to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line couldn’t be simpler. It costs just £15 each way per dog, and owners can decide if they would prefer their pet to stay in their car or in one of the onboard kennels (must be booked in advance). Foot passengers must…

Dutchflyer: Rail and Sail to Holland

2014-08-07 | Travel Tips | No comments

When I told people I was getting the ferry to Holland with Stena Line most people responded with ‘why don’t you just fly?’ or ‘are you sure you want to sleep in a bunk bed?’ How naïve they were – let me tell you why … The Dutchflyer is the perfect es...

National Ferry Fortnight: Kids go free!

2014-03-12 | Travel Tips | No comments

To celebrate our brilliant kids go free offer we’re encouraging everyone to embrace life and free their inner child! Kids go free when you take your car on a ferry to Holland on any sailing, any time this year! So get packing and take the kids, their toys, games, skateboards, inflatabl...

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